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Entry to practice exams

NCLEX-RN

Applicants for registration as a registered nurse (RN) in Prince Edward Island are required to successfully complete the computer-adaptive NCLEX-RN exam, administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). The following are some links to help you understand how to prepare to take this exam. The Canadian Nurses Association also provides a detailed list of resources on their website. Some of these are free and others can be purchased.

If you feel you require accommodations for exam completion, contact CRNPEI Coordinator of Regulatory Services at mpanton@crnpei.ca or 902-628-4450. See the Accommodations for Entry to Practice Exams Policy.

CNPE

Applicants for registration as a registered nurse extended class (Nurse Practitioner) in Prince Edward Island are required to successfully complete the CNP exam, administered by Yardstick. The exam is normally administered twice each calendar year. If you feel you require accommodations for exam completion, contact CRNPEI Coordinator of Regulatory Services at mpanton@crnpei.ca or 902-628-4450. See the Accommodations for Entry to Practice Exams Policy.

CNPE Candidate Handbook now available, see Events&Resources/Info for NPs

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